Byron M. Watson
Byron M. Watson grew up in north St. Louis City and currently lives in Florissant. He served with the St. Louis County Police Department from 1981 to 2008, when he retired as a sergeant. A certified field training officer and DARE instructor with 33 years’ experience as a police officer, he is currently an officer with the St. Louis Community College campus police. Watson is also a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is also a member of The BackStoppers, a St. Louis-based nonprofit that provides financial assistance to the families of fallen law enforcement, firefighters, publicly funded paramedic or EMTs.